Night Marshal Pleasant Eugene Holt

Night Marshal Pleasant Eugene Holt

Villa Rica Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, April 18, 1908

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Pleasant Eugene Holt

Night Marshal Pleasant Holt was shot and killed by an intoxicated man he had observed firing a gun in the city.

The man shot Marshal Holt three times as the marshal attempted to arrest him. The subject was taken into custody but died of tuberculosis before being brought to trial.

Marshal Holt was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 55
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Deceased

DIP, weapons violation

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I just found out today that this was my 2nd time GREAT-GRANDFATHER. I was really surprised to find out that I was born on his birthday. (APRIL 7TH).

Dorothy Jean Armstrong

April 22, 2016

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